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Bulgaria: Country in Southeast Europe
Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in Southeast Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and North Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. The capital and largest city is Sofia; other major cities are Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas. With a territory of 110,994 square kilometres (42,855 sq mi), Bulgaria is Europe's 16th-largest country.

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Bulgaria nuclear reactor capacity reduced over generator malfunction

Bulgarian nuclear power plant Kozloduy said on Saturday that its 1,000 MW Unit 5 was running at half capacity after one of its main circulation pumps shut down, activating the safety system.
Reuters - Published

President blocks appointment of Bulgaria's next chief prosecutor

President Rumen Radev on Thursday blocked the appointment of Bulgaria's next chief prosecutor whose selection as the sole candidate for the powerful post sparked street protests.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Bulgaria

Racism campaigners 'disheartened' by UEFA punishment for Bulgaria fans [Video]Racism campaigners 'disheartened' by UEFA punishment for Bulgaria fans

'Disheartened, but not surprised': Football world reacts to Bulgaria's punishment for racism

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:10Published


Bulgaria to play next home game behind closed doors as racism sanction [Video]Bulgaria to play next home game behind closed doors as racism sanction

Bulgaria have been ordered to play their next competitive home game behind closed doors with a further match suspended for two years following the racist behaviour of their fans during the Euro 2020..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published

We trust UEFA and the good in people, says Solskjaer [Video]We trust UEFA and the good in people, says Solskjaer

Manchester United’s Solskjaer says he trusts in the good in people, but also in UEFA to implement its three-step protocol if there are any racists outbursts during match at Partizan Belgrade.

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Maguire confident of ‘great atmosphere’ in Belgrade amid racism concerns [Video]Maguire confident of ‘great atmosphere’ in Belgrade amid racism concerns

Harry Maguire is hopeful there will be no repeat of the “sickening” racist abuse endured in Bulgaria when Manchester United line up at Partizan Belgrade, but the squad have spoken about UEFA’s..

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39 bodies found in UK cargo truck, driver arrested [Video]39 bodies found in UK cargo truck, driver arrested

A murder investigation is underway after the dead were discovered during the early hours of October 23. The truck's journey is believed to have originated in Bulgaria. Maha Albadrawi reports.

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Thirty-nine dead bodies found in back of lorry in Essex, UK - Police say vehicle came from Bulgaria [Video]Thirty-nine dead bodies found in back of lorry in Essex, UK - Police say vehicle came from Bulgaria

"Emergency services arrived but sadly, 39 people were pronounced dead at the scene. Early indications suggest 38 are adults and one aged in their teens," said Essex Police

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Bulgaria BFU head explains resignation following racism fallout [Video]Bulgaria BFU head explains resignation following racism fallout

Borislav Mihaylov, former head of the Bulgarian Football Union, says his decision to resign following fan racism controversy allows organisation to move forward.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:06Published

Pep Guardiola says he would 'welcome' team walking off the pitch in case of racist abuse [Video]Pep Guardiola says he would 'welcome' team walking off the pitch in case of racist abuse

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he would welcome a team walkout in the event of racist abuse. City forward Raheem Sterling was subjected to abuse during England's Euro 2020 qualifier in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:04Published

Bulgarian police arrest six after racist abuse hurled at England players during Euro 2020 qualifier [Video]Bulgarian police arrest six after racist abuse hurled at England players during Euro 2020 qualifier

The authorities added that they are trying to identify more suspects over the abuse hurled at England players during Monday's match in Sofia.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:55Published

Bulgarian President says 'draconian measures' needed after racist chants [Video]Bulgarian President says 'draconian measures' needed after racist chants

Hooliganism and racism will continue to occur unless 'draconian measures' are implemented in the wake of Bulgaria racism furore - Bulgarian President Rumen Radev.

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Bulgaria's president vows to implement 'very strict measures' to curb football hooliganism [Video]Bulgaria's president vows to implement 'very strict measures' to curb football hooliganism

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev vowed Wednesday his country would implement "very strict measures" to curb football hooliganism, following racist behaviour from fans during Monday's international..

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UEFA charges Bulgarian football authority with racist behaviour over match with England on Monday [Video]UEFA charges Bulgarian football authority with racist behaviour over match with England on Monday

UEFA charges Bulgarian football authority with racist behaviour over match with England on Monday

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:54Published

Anti-racism body says UEFA needs to do more amid Bulgaria racism furore [Video]Anti-racism body says UEFA needs to do more amid Bulgaria racism furore

Anti-racism organisation calls for tougher UEFA sanctions as fallout continues following Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:57Published

England soccer match twice suspended amid racist chants [Video]England soccer match twice suspended amid racist chants

Racist abuse blighted a Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England on Monday, with the match in Sofia twice halted by the referee after monkey noises and chants from the crowd were aimed at black..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

"Probably one of the most appalling nights I have seen in football" - English FA chairman Clarke [Video]"Probably one of the most appalling nights I have seen in football" - English FA chairman Clarke

English FA chairman Greg Clarke says UEFA will be carrying out a full investigation into racist abuse directed at England players during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:23Published

I heard it during the warm-up, says England player Tyrone Mings on racist abuse [Video]I heard it during the warm-up, says England player Tyrone Mings on racist abuse

England defender Tyrone Mings says racist abuse started during the warm-up, while captain Harry Kane says he is proud of his team's response as they run out 6-0 winners against Bulgaria.

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Bulgaria's manager denies hearing any racist chanting during England game [Video]Bulgaria's manager denies hearing any racist chanting during England game

Bulgaria's manager Krasimir Balakov denies hearing any racist chanting during their Euro 2020 qualifying match against England. The match in Sofia was marred by abuse directed at England’s black..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:47Published

England made a big statement against racist abuse, says Southgate [Video]England made a big statement against racist abuse, says Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate says his side made a statement against racist abuse during their 6-0 rout of Bulgaria.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:42Published

Gareth Southgate praises England’s players in face of racial abuse [Video]Gareth Southgate praises England’s players in face of racial abuse

Gareth Southgate has responded after England's players were racially abused in Bulgaria. Southgate said: "So I’m incredibly proud of all of the players and all of the staff. "We could be criticised..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:29Published

FA Chairman Greg Clarke on racist abuse in Bulgaria [Video]FA Chairman Greg Clarke on racist abuse in Bulgaria

FA chairman Greg Clarke speaks at the post-match press conference after England beat Bulgaria 6-0 in their Euro 2020 qualifier. England players were subjected to racist abuse during the game. Clarke..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published

England and Bulgaria try to keep focus on football ahead of Euro qualifier [Video]England and Bulgaria try to keep focus on football ahead of Euro qualifier

England and Bulgaria try to keep focus on football as racism issues dominate conversation ahead of Euro qualifier in Sofia

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:58Published

 

Bulgaria's ruling GERB party set to win Sofia mayoral election: exit poll

Bulgaria's ruling centre-right GERB party kept control of the capital Sofia in Sunday's mayoral election, exit polls showed, after a run-off vote that tested the party's support after a string of..
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria denies visa to Russian attache after expelling diplomat over spying

Bulgaria said on Wednesday it had declined a visa to the incoming defense attaché at the Russian embassy in Sofia, a day after expelling another Russian diplomat over spying allegations.
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria asked Russia to recall diplomat over spying allegation

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry asked Moscow to recall a diplomat from the Russian Embassy in Sofia, after prosecutors accused a first secretary of having been involved in espionage in the Balkan country..
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria elects sole candidate for new chief prosecutor amid protests

Bulgaria's top judicial body on Thursday elected the sole candidate for the next chief prosecutor in a process lacking competition that raised questions whether nominee Ivan Geshev would wage a genuine..
Reuters - Published

'This is a fight not only for Jock': Palfreeman fight becomes Bulgaria's fight

Australian man Jock Palfreeman's fight for freedom in Bulgaria has become a symbol of the fight against corruption and abuse of power in the country.
SBS - Published

Palfreeman fight becomes Bulgaria's fight

Australian man Jock Palfreeman's fight for freedom in Bulgaria has become a symbol of the fight against corruption and abuse of power in the country.
SBS - Published

Bulgaria has no link to truck death incident in UK: PM Borissov

The people found dead in a truck in Britain could not have boarded the vehicle in Bulgaria because it had not entered the country since its registration there in 2017, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko..
Reuters - Published

Truck found in UK with 39 bodies has Bulgarian registration

A truck in which British police found the bodies of 39 people was registered in Bulgaria by a company owned by an Irish woman, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

UK police discover 39 bodies in truck, arrest driver

British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday, and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of..
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson says people-traffickers should be hunted down

All those involved in people-trafficking should be hunted down and brought to justice, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday after British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck..
Reuters - Published

British police find 39 dead in truck container, arrest driver

British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate to the east of London on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Mass fatalities of migrants or suspected migrants in Europe

British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate to the east of London on Wednesday, and said they had arrested the..
Reuters - Published

Jock Palfreeman says he will continue fight for Bulgarian prisoner rights

Jock Palfreeman has declared his desire to keep fighting for the rights of Bulgarian prisoners after spending more than 11 years behind bars in Sofia.
SBS - Published

Bulgaria regulator sacks state radio chief in free speech row

Bulgaria's broadcast regulator sacked the chief of the country's public radio, BNR, on Thursday for taking its news channel off the air for hours last month in a row with a popular presenter known for..
Reuters - Published

'Bring Jock Palfreeman home': Government pressures Bulgaria to allow Aussie to return

Jock Palfreeman should be allowed to return to Australia, Foreign Minister Marise Payne has urged the Bulgarian government.
SBS - Published

Minister pressures Sofia on Palfreeman

Jock Palfreeman should be allowed to return to Australia, Foreign Minister Marise Payne has urged the Bulgarian government.
SBS - Published

Bulgarian police detain six over racist chants at England game

Bulgarian police said on Wednesday they had detained six people in connection with the racist abuse faced by England's black players during a Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia with more arrests likely.
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria coach apologizes to England over racist chants

Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov has apologized to the England team after fans taunted their black players with Nazi salutes and monkey chants during a Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria frees Australian convict Palfreeman from detention center

The Bulgarian government released Australian Jock Palfreeman, who was convicted of murder in 2009, from an immigration detention center on Tuesday, more than three weeks after a court granted parole..
Reuters - Published

Bulgarian soccer chief quits in racism row

The president of the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) stepped down on Tuesday after the prime minister urged him to quit following racist abuse from Bulgarian fans towards black English players during..
Reuters - Published

Bulgarian soccer chief turns down PM's call to resign

Bulgarian Football Union's (BFU) president Borislav Mihaylov has turned down the prime minister's call to resign following racist abuse and monkey chants from Bulgaria fans towards black England..
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria calls for Turkey to halt military operation in Syria

Bulgaria told neighboring Turkey on Tuesday to call off its military offensive in northeast Syria, saying the violence could lead to rising numbers of migrants crossing the border and heighten the risk..
Reuters - Published

Bulgarian PM urges soccer chief to resign after racism furore

Bulgaria's prime minister called on Tuesday for the president of the country's football union to resign following racist abuse and monkey chants from Bulgarian fans towards black England players during..
Reuters - Published

England made a big statement against racist abuse, says Southgate

England made a significant statement against racism by beating Bulgaria 6-0 in a Euro 2020 qualifier that was twice halted by the referee after abuse of the visiting players, manager Gareth Southgate..
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria coach and players say did not hear racist abuse

Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov and several of his players said they did not hear any racist abuse directed toward the England team on Monday during their side's 6-0 defeat in a Euro 2020 qualifier..
Reuters - Published

Racist abuse blights Bulgaria-England qualifier

Racist abuse cast a blight over a Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England on Monday with the match in Sofia twice halted by the referee after monkey noises and chants from the crowd were aimed..
Reuters - Published

England thrash Bulgaria after game halted over racist abuse

England bounced back from their first tournament qualifying defeat for 10 years with a 6-0 thrashing of toothless Bulgaria on Monday in a Euro 2020 Group A clash marred by racist incidents in the first..
Reuters - Published

England players ready to walk off pitch over racist abuse

England's players are ready to walk off the pitch if they are subjected to racist abuse in Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria, striker Tammy Abraham said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Jock Palfreeman could face further two months behind Bulgarian bars after case adjourned

Bulgaria's highest court has adjourned a hearing on whether to overturn a parole decision for Australian Jock Palfreeman, who was jailed for murder.
SBS - Published

Bulgarian court adjourns Palfreeman case

Bulgaria's highest court has adjourned a hearing on whether to overturn a parole decision for Australian Jock Palfreeman, who was jailed for murder.
SBS - Published

Newly released CCTV footage is proof of innocence, Jock Palfreeman says

An Australian man who has spent 10 years imprisoned in Bulgaria after fatally stabbing a man in 2009 says footage of the attack shows he was acting in self-defence.
SBS - Published

Jock Palfreeman to learn fate two weeks earlier than scheduled

Australian man Jock Palfreeman should learn the outcome of his parole review sooner than expected after Bulgaria's highest court brought his case forward.
SBS - Published

Detained Australian's case brought forward

Australian man Jock Palfreeman should learn the outcome of his parole review sooner than expected after Bulgaria's highest court brought his case forward.
SBS - Published

Detained Aussie part of a wider story: Dad

Jock Palfreeman, who is in ongoing detention in Bulgaria, has been caught up in a wider debate about judicial reform, his father believes.
SBS - Published

Concerns raised as Australian Jock Palfreeman remains in Bulgarian custody

Australia's foreign minister has raised concerns with her Bulgarian counterpart over the Australian still detained in Bulgaria despite being granted parole.
SBS - Published

Bulgarian prosecutor appeals Jock Palfreeman's parole

Bulgaria's chief prosecutor has gone to the country's Supreme Court of Cassation to suspend Australian Jock Palfreeman's parole and review his release.
SBS - Published

Bulgarian tourism faces serious challenge from Thomas Cook collapse

Thomas Cook's collapse poses a serious challenge to Bulgarian tourism, with dozens of Black Sea hotels facing losses totaling tens of millions of dollars as negotiations for the next summer season take..
Reuters - Published

Espionage probe not aimed against Russia, says Bulgarian PM

A Bulgarian investigation into alleged espionage involving Russian non-governmental organizations is not intended to influence relations with Moscow, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Bulgarian NGO official charged with spying for Russia

Bulgarian prosecutors charged the head of a non-governmental organization (NGO) on Tuesday with spying for Russia as part of a scheme they said aimed to draw Bulgaria away from its Western allies and..
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria condemns Russian exhibit lauding WW2 'liberation' of Eastern Europe

Bulgaria lambasted a World War Two exhibition organized by the Russian Embassy marking "the liberation of Eastern Europe from Nazism", saying the region had instead being subjected to a half century of..
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria's data breach suspect sent back to custody

The owner of a Bulgarian cyber security company has been sent back into custody, a court said on Thursday, as part of an investigation into the nation's biggest data breach.
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria seeks to buy 150 armored vehicles

Bulgaria has sent a request to four European countries for proposals for 150 armored vehicles, the defense ministry said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

EU settles on World Bank's Georgieva to lead IMF

European Union governments picked Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after more than 12 hours of talks on Friday that highlighted the EU's..
Reuters - Published

Georgieva emerges as EU's candidate for IMF head

European Union governments picked Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after more than 12 hours of talks on Friday that highlighted the EU's..
Reuters - Published

Bulgaria's Georgieva climbs from communism to IMF head hopeful

Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been named European candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after years of experience at its twin organization the World Bank.
Reuters - Published

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